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CNN
Nov 24, 2012 1:00am PST
law was passed last year but laws differ from state to state and bullying policies differ from school to school sometimes in a district. in minnesota's largest school district, seven students have taken their own lives in less than two years. the school district is now facing a federal investigation and a lawsuit from two advocacy groups and several students. the allegation? pervasive anti-gay harassment. the students suing say the district's policy of barring teachers from talking about homosexuality jeopardizes their safety at school. they want the policy changed. the school district in a heavily conservative area declined to speak to us, citing the ongoing litigation but did defend the policy to cnn in april. watch. >> all the students come with parents in this community and parents have a wide range of beliefs. we serve them all. >> that's the superintendent of the school district. with us now, four students who were fighting back. kyle, damian, brittany and dillon. and also with us is activist and actress jane lynch and also sunny hostin from trutv. kyle, you told me yeste
CNN
Nov 28, 2012 1:00am PST
, jews offering new alternatives for healing. these four men and the southern poverty law center which is representing them claim the center falsely offered cures and used tactics that sound less like therapy and more like mental torture. things like being made to undergo individual and group sessions in the nude. being made to cuddle other same sex clients and counselors. being made to beat an effigy of one's mother. go to gyms and bath houses in order to be nude, the lawsuit claims, with father figures. being subject, the suit also claims, to ridicule, and i'm quoting the complaint here, as homos and other anti-gay slurs that start with the letter f but is too offensive to repeat here. sounds a lot like bullying, doesn't it? experts say it amounts to quack science. this from the american psychiatric association. i'm quoting now. in the last four decades, reparative therapists have not produced any rigorous scientific research to substantiate their claims of cure. until there is such research available, the apa recommends that ethical practitioners refrain from attempts to change indi
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)